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282 resources with the keyterm birds

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The Thrush's Nest

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A gorgeous collection of slides follows the changes within the nest of a thrush over a month's time. Beginning with a single egg on March 15th, frequent photographs looking down into the nest are displayed. Finally, on April 14th, the...
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Penguins Around the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate penguins. In this Science activity, students compare and contrast penguins to flying birds. Students use a Venn diagram to illustrate the differences and similarities of penguins and flying birds.
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Flying Bird Fact-Finds

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners investigate how to recognize, feed, and shelter backyard birds, design paper birds similar to one local species, and design and construct three-dimensional mobiles to display interesting facts and information they gather about...
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Word Search: Common Nearshore Birds

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Find these common nearshore birds within the word search to make learning fun. Anhinga, goose, swan and more! An unusually colorful word search because there are colorful and accurate drawings of the birds that need to be found. Very good!
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Soft Sculpture Birds

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Art can mimic life, and animals are always interesting subjects. Learners create large soft sculptures (stuffed) birds using paper, paint, and other basic collage materials. They view images of birds, and discuss bird traits and shapes....
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Bird Nests

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners build bird nests. In this Science lesson plan, students consider climate, location, and structure when building their bird nest. Learners try to locate each other's nests within the activity site.
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Flight for Survival - Avian Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create imaginary creature that has some of the adaptations birds have.
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Pen Pals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students make their own predictions about the amount of different types of birds at each site before they go there. In groups, they collect the bird data and compose letters to their pen pals sharing their information. To end the...
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Pen Pals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students collect bird count data at their sites, and share and compare the data collected from two different schoolyards using computer technology.
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Timeline for Bird and Plant Research

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars research and observe birds and plants in selected habitat areas.
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Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
While this lesson plan focuses on the birds and fish found on the Hudson River, it could be adapted for use in any classroom. Using a vocabulary list, learners explore the meaning of words like adaptation, habitat, barbel, and more....
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The Five Classes of Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What a terrific instructional activity! Learners discuss the animal kingdom, and classify them as vertebrates and invertebrates. They also identify them as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. There is even a taxonomic...
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Bird Adaptations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how different birds have different beaks that are tailor made for their environments. They discuss how different beaks are better at eating different foods. They use this information to create a bird of their own...
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Identifying Birds

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How do you identify a bird? Daniel explains how to look for field marks such as, behavior, song, and distinguishing characteristics. Once you've documented what you've observed you can use a field guide or website to identify the bird....
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Birds and Coffee

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the changing seasons with how they affect animal and human behavior. They explain what migration is and why many birds migrate south for the winter. They then trace the coffee sold in their neighborhood and in...
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For the Birds Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this birds vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 02 listed birds to the appropriate sentences that describe each of them.
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Who Came To Our Bird Table?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students graph the diet of the birds for each day of the week. They sort the meals into the different types of foods categories.
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A Rainbow of Parrots

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Reading nonfiction text can be a good way for learners to make text-to-life connections. They brainstorm what they know about parrots, locate and explain nonfiction text features found in their book, then read the first chapter of A...
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Interpreting Data from Birdfeeders

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
What kinds of birds live in your area? Read a book about birds to your learners and explore their feeding patterns. Charts and graphs are provided in this three page packet, but consider assigning the basic questions if using with young...
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Fill The Bill

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners identify and describe five different types of beaks. Using that information, they explain how each of them is adapted to feed on different foods. In groups, they travel around the room to various stations in order to practice...
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Bird Interdisciplinary Possibilities

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore birds, their territory, breeding, and seasonal movement. They research and collect information on birds through writing letters to ornithologists, reading in books, comparing web sites, and observing pictures. Students...
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Aboriginal Dreamtime Symbols

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create their own dreamtime symbols in the style of modern Aboriginal culture. They are told that aboriginal art is very important in native Australian culture. Students locate Australia on a world map. They find pictures of...
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Feeding the Birds

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students build bird feeders. In this aviary lesson, students build different types of bird feeders. This web page includes information on which type of feeder attracts which birds and what food to use with the certain feeder type.
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Mountains

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Explore the mountain habitat with this collection of slides. The climate is described, along with the associated plant and animal life. Some of the pictures are attractive, but some leave much to be desired. There is a generous amount of...